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29-Jun-2020

The world surpasses 10 million COVID-19 cases. With over 161,000 new cases of Covid-19 on the 29th of June.

24-Jun-2020

Uganda reaches and surpasses 800 COVID-19 cases

04-Jun-2020

Public transport in non-border districts resumes carrying half capacity

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26-May-2020

Easing of restrictions: private cars with only 3 people and general merchandise shops allowed with strict social distancing.

21-May-2020

The total number cases decreased from 264 to 145 after foreign truck drivers were deleted from the Ugandan data.

18-May-2020

Uganda reaches 200 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Lock down extended for another 14 days.

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06-May-2020

Uganda reaches 100 confirmed cases of COVID-19

04-May-2020

Lockdown and curfew extended for another 14 days. Wearing face masks in public is declared mandatory.

12-Apr-2020

Lockdown and curfew extended for a further 21 days

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10-Apr-2020

Mandatory testing of truck drivers starts

30-Mar-2020

The President declares a 14 days nationwide curfew from 7pm to 6:30am

25-Mar-2020

Public transport suspended for 14 days and restrictions placed on private vehicle movements.

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21-Mar-2020

Borders are closed except for cargo and goods

21-Mar-2020

Uganda reports the 1st confirmed COVID-19 case

20-Mar-2020

All schools are closed for 30 days

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18-Mar-2020

32 days suspension of mass gatherings in Uganda Foreigners and Ugandans are quarantined on arrival in country (14 days)

13-Mar-2020

Kenya confirms first case of Coronavirus in East Africa

12-Mar-2020

WHO declares COVID-19 a pandemic

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01-Mar-2020

The virus is now confirmed in most countries of Asia, Europe and North America.

28-Feb-2020

Nigeria confirms first COVID-19 case in sub-Saharan Africa

14-Feb-2020

Africa's first COVID-19 case is recorded in Egypt

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11-Feb-2020

The WHO names the new virus which causes the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) the ‘severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2’ (SARS-CoV-2)

30-Jan-2020

The WHO declares the coronavirus outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).

12-Jan-2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) confirms that a novel coronavirus is the cause of a respiratory illness in a cluster…

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08-Jan-2020

The virus spreads to other Chinese provinces

01-Dec-2019

A new virus is first detected in Wuhan city, Hubei province in China